Paula Deen's Mini Reubens

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by Lainey39

I'm not crazy about reubens, but I like these appetizer sandwiches!

Top Review by appleydapply

What a cute idea this is! I couldn't follow the directions exactly because I went to 2 grocers and couldn't find cocktail rye or pumpernickel - finally asked at the 2nd store, and they only carry it for the holidays. But I used regular-sized bread and the other ingredients as directed, and they were great. I usually put thousand-island dressing on reubens, and I think I still prefer that, but others loved the mustard so it's nice to have that variation now! I plan to try the cute appetizer-sized ones when I can get the bread, and I'll post a pic once I do.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. For each sandwich, spread 1 slice bread with about 1/2 to 1 t mayonnaise and another with 1/2 to 1 t mustard.
  2. In each sandwich, layer slices of corned beef, cheese and 1/2 T sauerkraut, close the sandwich.
  3. Brush butter on the outside of the sandwiches and cook in a nonstick skillet over medium heat until golden on both sides.
  4. Wrap sandwiches in foil until guests arrive, then place on a plate and pass for hors d'oeuvres.

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